• Six Common Cancer Mythis Debunked by Karen Knudsen, PH.D

    Asked by CancerNews on Monday, October 21, 2019

    Six Common Cancer Mythis Debunked by Karen Knudsen, PH.D

    Six common cancer myths debunked
    A plethora of cancer information exists online but not all of it is factual
    BY KAREN E. KNUDSEN, PH.D

    Myth: "No one in my family has ever had cancer, so I’m not at risk.”
    Myth: “All cancers are preventable.”
    Myth: “Natural remedies can cure cancer.”
    Myth: “Cancer only affects older people.”
    Myth: “Cancer is a death sentence.”
    Myth: “Cancer needs to be treated aggressively and immediately.”

    Read her answers here>> https://www.phillyvoice.com/cancer-myths-debunked-jefferson-health

    2 Answers from the Community

    • andreacha's Avatar
      andreacha

      Good article. I think I've heard each of these from others over the years. If they only knew how little they knew...………………….

      25 days ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      By now I agree, I've heard most of them, but every now and then there is a new one that pops up that makes me shake my head.

      24 days ago

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